Politics

HSBC whistleblower to run for Congress

HSBC whistleblower and political hopeful Everett Stern. A bank whistle-blower is seeking a more powerful position from which to hold too-big-to-fail companies accountable. Everett Stern, a former HSBC employee who last summer called for fresh investigations into the company’s money-laundering controls, has launched a bid for Congress. Stern is campaigning …

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Kim Dotcom launches political party

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Megaupload founder and web tycoon Kim Dotcom is launching registration for his New Zealand political party on Monday. Tickets for his 40th birthday, coinciding with the launch, went in minutes, with more than 15,000 people planning to attend. Dotcom, born in Germany as Kim Schmitz, told The Associated Press in …

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Protesters wreck Obama’s holiday in Hawaii

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Dozens of people gathered outside US President Barack Obama’s vacation residence in Hawaii to protest against his policies. The demonstration was organized near the Obamas’ rented house on Saturday, Reuters reported. The administration’s targeted killing program and high military spending were among the issues protested by the demonstrators. The protesters …

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8 photos from Obama’s trip to South Africa you didn’t see

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On Tuesday, conservative news outlets in the United States decided that the best way to commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela, and to report on the memorial services in his honor, was to manufacture a controversy about an AFP photo of President Barack Obama shooting a selfie with Danish Prime Minister Helle …

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Obama boycott: Major US news outlets refuse to use White House photos

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The coalition of major news outlets protesting the White House’s photo policy continues to grow, with McClatchy newspapers adding their name on Wednesday to the list of publications that will no longer print official administration images. McClatchy’s announcement that it will not be running official White House images in its …

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Indonesia recalls its Australian ambassador after phone tapping of President

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Indonesia is recalling its ambassador to Australia over allegations that Canberra listened in on phone conversations of the Indonesian president. Indonesia said the ambassador was being called to Jakarta for“consultations”. The move by Jakarta comes as the Australian Department of Defence and the Defence Signals Directorate, or DSD, (now known …

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Soros-linked group pushes sex to sell failing Obamacare

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A cabal of wealthy and influential Democrats, under the cover a Colorado-based group called Progress Now, are attempting to push Obamacare on young Americans through a salacious propaganda campaign. “Got insurance?” an online ad posted on the Thanks Obamacare campaign website inquires. It then encourages young women to have sex and not worry about pregnancy …

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Obama: ‘I’m really good at killing people’

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President Obama’s use of drone warfare has received harsh criticism from both the right and the left. But according to a new book, the president is proud of his drone strikes. Double Down: Game Change 2012 , a book about the 2012 presidential campaign, claims that Obama told his aides he is …

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